The shows, or The Eight as the event is being billed, are organized by JDub Records and Taglit-birthright Israel and will celebrate the Festival of Lights in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., as well as Tel Aviv, Mumbai, Moscow and Sydney.

In addition to musical performances by established acts, each concert will include sets by up-and-coming artists, multimedia performances and a menorah lighting ceremony.

The venues and lineups for cities in the U.S. are:

New York City – Webster Hall: Hadag Nachash, and Soulico

Los Angeles – Echoplex: Balkan Beat Box and Dengue Fever

San Francisco – The Independent: Apollo Sunshine

Seattle – Crocodile CafĂ©: Trachtenberg Family Slideshow Players and Golem

Boston – T.T. The Bear’s Place: Simple People, Mocean Worker and Wailing Wall

Washington, D.C.The Leevees, Deleon and a local band to be determined by a contest

Tickets for all shows are available at